dispatch

send off to a destination or for a purpose

disposition

a person’s inherent qualities of mind and character

distraught

deeply upset and agitated

docile

ready to accept control or instruction; submissive

doctrine

a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group

downright

to an extreme degree; thoroughly

dub

give an unofficial name or nickname to (someone or something)

durable

able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; hard-wearing

eccentric

(of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange

elapse

(of time) pass or go by

eligible

having the right to do or obtain something; satisfying the appropriate conditions

elite

a select part of a group that is superior to the rest in terms of ability or qualities

embargo

an official prohibition on any activity

emphasize

make (something) more clearly defined

encompass

include comprehensively

encroach

intrude on (a person’s territory or a thing considered to be a right)

enhance

intensify, increase, or further improve the quality, value, or extent of

enigma

a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand

epoch

a period of time in history or a person’s life, typically one marked by notable events or particular characteristics

era

a long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic

eventful

marked by interesting or exciting events

evoke

bring or recall to the conscious mind

evolve

develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form

exceptional

unusual; not typical

excerpt

a short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing

excruciating

mentally agonizing; very embarrassing, awkward, or tedious

exemplify

be a typical example of

exotic

of a kind not used for ordinary purposes or not ordinarily encountered

exposition

a large public exhibition of art or trade goods

facilitate

make (an action or process) easy or easier

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